Wednesday, March 15, 2017

WEBINAR: Suicide Prevention Legislation and Our Schools

Interested in learning about suicide prevention legislation for schools? Watch this recorded webinar:

Youth suicide is the second leading causes of death among children and young adults between the ages of 10-24. Numerous states have enacted legislation to address the role of schools in suicide prevention, often as the result of efforts initiated by survivors. Examples include the Jason Flatt Act, Pennsylvania’s Act 71 and Jamie’s Law in West Virginia.

The webinar was presented by, Scott Poland, Ed.D., and included the following content:
  • Examined the status and variability of such legislation in America
  • Outlined comprehensive best practice recommendations for state legislation
  • Provided a brief review of the lawsuits against schools after student suicides with a lessons learned summary.
View slides and webinar recording here: 

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